Clean and green: The best juice recipes for 2016

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Who knew the whole "New year, new you" philosophy could be so delicious?

With health and happiness in mind, we visited cooking and kitchenware expert Malcolm Harradine at Bentall's Kingston's Living Kitchen to concoct four juice recipes fit for 2016. The best part? All four recipes work best when made using the cult product of the moment, the Nutribullet, available at Fenwick stores nationwide...

Method

  1. Place all the ingredients into your Nutribullet or juice extractor in the order below.
  2. Top up with cold tap or mineral water.
  3. Zap for 45 seconds then pour into a glass and enjoy!

 

Red velvet juice

 

Ingredients

  • 125g beetroot, peeled and roughly cut into chunks
  • 2 carrots, washed and roughly cut into chunks
  • Handful baby spinach leaves (25g)
  • 1 celery stick, roughly cut into 3 pieces
  • 1 lemon, skin and pith removed
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Cold tap or mineral water

 

Carrot and ginger zinger

 

Ingredients 

  • 3 carrots, washed and roughly chopped
  • 2 green apples (ideally Granny Smith)
  • 1 large orange, peeled and the pith removed
  • 1/4" fresh ginger root
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Cold tap or mineral water

 

Green appletiser 

 

Ingredients

  • 3 green apples, cored and washed
  • 12 green grapes, washed
  • Handful washed spinach leaves
  • 1 kiwi, skin removed
  • 1 lemon, rind and pith removed
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Cold tap or mineral water

 

Away with the blues

 

Ingredients

  • 150g blueberries, washed
  • 100g strawberries, washed
  • 1 banana peeled and cut into 3 pieces
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1 lemon, peeled 
  • 2 kiwi fruits peeled
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Cold tap or mineral water

By Alison Millington